Bruges to Basel by train

  • First train
  • Last train
  • Avg changes
  • Fastest journey
    7hr 11m
  • Distance
    515 kilometres
  • Trains per day
  • Avg. journey time
    9hr 57m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Bruges to Basel by train

Fast trains from Bruges to Basel take around 7 hours and 11 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 515 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Bruges and Basel.

1. Are there direct trains from Bruges to Basel?

Journeys between Bruges and Basel usually involve 2 changes of train.

We usually find around 26 departures on the route from Bruges to Basel every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 36 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Bruges to Basel?

The Bruges to Basel train travel time is normally about 7 hours and 11 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Bruges to Basel train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Basel is usually scheduled to depart Bruges around 04:05 and the last train is around 18:58. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Bruges around 05:00, and the last at 19:12.

When to book Bruges to Basel train tickets?

Trains for this journey usually open for booking around 5 and a half months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Bruges to Basel by train.

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Which train companies operate between Bruges and Basel?

More than one train company operates on the route from Bruges to Basel, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • Eurocity (EC)
  • ICE
  • InterCity
  • Intercity-Express (ICE)
  • Intercités
  • TGV
  • Thalys

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.